Salesforce.com: “Behind the cloud”, shines the sun
Challenge to Learn
MAY 11, 2011
wrote, with the help of my family, every card by hand with a story that we visited Paris and found the way thanks to the new route planner of Locatienet. I have read the book ‘ Behind the cloud ‘ by Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce and I liked it a lot. He describes in 111 plays how Salesforces grew from idea to billion dollar company. just picked some parts I liked the most.
Hand-picked Resources to Help You Become an Instructional Designer
JUNE 30, 2015
With the coming of the Internet, gathering information on almost everything under the sun has become easier than ever before. We have put together a list of Web resources to help you get hold of the most comprehensive and authentic sources of information on eLearning and instructional design. Just type a few words and Google will throw up tons of information. But there's a catch.
Sun, Elite, and the future
SEPTEMBER 27, 2008
At the CLO Symposium, Karie Willyerd showed samples of how Sun Microsystems is preparing to greet the workforce of 2020. Sun is constructing a platform that makes the nuggets available; you can mine for them however you choose. Sun and ILA are developing what I call learnscapes. What we’re really doing is building networks to help us all work more effectively.
Four ways that Hollywood can help us connect with learners
MARCH 26, 2013
Here I’ve put together four ways to help you bring a touch of tinsel-town to your training…. 1. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave Life of Pi four out of four stars, referring to it as ‘a miraculous achievement of storytelling and a landmark of visual mastery.’. But forgetting about God, miracles and tigers for one moment, can Hollywood help us transform a dull health and safety manual into an exciting e-learning course? As an e-learning designer, there are many things I love about Hollywood! Adaptation is really about storytelling. Life of Pi is a good example.
5 tips to help you sell your eLearning courses
MAY 13, 2015
Here are a few tips to help you with this. 1. Don’t see their criticism defensively; what they really do is help you market-optimize your business. If, for example, you sell guitar lessons, ads in magazines like “Guitar World” or “Rolling Stone” will get you more students than one in the New York Times or The Sun, even if more people read the latter.
Micro-Mobile Learning Using iPod Touch - Sun Mobile Learning
JUNE 14, 2008
Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.comHow much does it cost to purchase an iPod Touch? Imagine what you can do providing learning through on-the-need basis. See the YouTube video. Amazing! The technology is phenomenal.
Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.
Performance Learning Productivity
JULY 7, 2014
This book is very helpful in that way and builds on the work of others such as Gloria Gery, Mary Broad and Harold Stolovitch. Measuring Time by Observation For millennia people measured time based on the position of the sun. When the sun was directly overhead it was noon. Each city had its mechanical clock which was set by the angle of the sun at noon.
Team Learning Up With Talent
JUNE 17, 2016
To do that, learning leaders need to get much closer to talent leaders to help identify those business problems and figure out how learning can help solve them. For instance, by working with recruiters and hiring managers, they can help bolster the value of an organization’s brand to attract new recruits. Lean In to Learning. This is where some CLOs fall short.
Innovation In Induction Training: A Case Study
FEBRUARY 28, 2016
The Solution: As a starting point, the Client shared existing written material that helped us understand the values but we realized we needed to adopt a separate delivery mechanism for the employees to truly perceive the worth of the values. Induction programs are an integral part of the corporate world. million customers has a talent pool of about 15,000 committed employees. Benefits.
An Inside Look on Life as an Inkblot: Inkling’s 2016 Summer Picnic
JUNE 17, 2016
We opened the invitation to friends and family, so we could get to know those special connections that help shape Inkblots into who they are. We’re so used to creating meetings on the calendar with agendas and goals, but sometimes we need a little help to take off our work hats to start different kinds of conversations and create new types of relationships. We enlisted a professional to help us do just that. Luckily, like the nursery rhyme goes, up came the sun and dried up all the rain. Inkling is made up of amazing Inkblots. What’s that saying? Inkling News
Video-Based Learning Within Available Budget: 5 Tips For Creating Effective Videos
MAY 29, 2016
But there is a way out of it – and the good thing is you can get the learners themselves to help! With the help of textual content, qualities are displayed on screen that create visual stimuli that will aid recall in learners when they want to apply the value on to work. As a medium, videos can be combined with other learning platforms like an online chat room or video conferencing.
JULY 13, 2016
The bandana, well it served as a sun cover, mosquito deterrent, towel (see above), and glasses wipe. These include checklists to help us remember things, and forcing functions whereby we place things in ways that it’s hard to forget things. Here’s to knowing, and applying, tools to help us overcome our cognitive deficits. What are you doing to help not make mistakes? As a personal reflection, the value of checklists and forcing functions can definitely be understated. As I mentioned , last week I went into the woods for a few days. Amongst others.
Why Training has a Bad Name (and how we can change it)
APRIL 20, 2016
Not that brilliant sales program you helped to design – but the bad, the boring and the “Kill me now” stuff. The sun is bright here in 2016 with exciting ways to change up the training perception. In short, ask for help. People need help now , not when we decide to host a workshop. Oh, crap. There goes my day. Maybe this time I’ll learn something. ” Sigh.
5 Enemies to Your Perfect Quality Assurance Process
MAY 15, 2014
Sun Tzu explained in the Art of War that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you can win a hundred battles without a single loss. Copy/paste is a fantastic tool for writers and developers to save time by using content they have already created to help new content get developed faster. It is also one of the biggest perpetrators of errors in your content.
The 12 Days of eLearning
DECEMBER 14, 2015
As you can see, our experience spans across many different verticals and no two projects are the same, so we can build anything under the sun. When Andrew and Shawn Scivally launched the company, they wanted to help eLearning professionals develop great training courses. We figured that this dizzying path couldn’t be the best way to help our customers. Learning Objectives.
3 Reasons Why You Should Join an eLearning Community
JULY 18, 2016
Of course no one knows everything about elearning, but the information you do know could help someone in need - and that’s where joining a community comes into play. Not only will you be helping others and gaining knowledge but you’ll also build relationships with people who share the same interest as you. Promote positive online discussions: When some people think of online communities they usually envision out-dated chat rooms or Instagram comments where people are getting slandered for everything under the sun. Do you have Facebook Messenger? Exchange Tips and Resources.
Outdoor Safety Tips
AUGUST 30, 2015
Environmental factors also contribute to heat stress, such as direct sun, heat and humidity, limited air movement (low or no wind), hot equipment, reflected heat from the ground or objects, physical exertion, workload activity, clothing or personal protective equipment. Washington’s Department of Labor and Industries offers these tips to help thwart heat stress: . Heat Stress.
Writing & Grammar: Writing Badly
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 29, 2013
We also have the helping verb should in front of complete. Let's take that helping verb should and change it into a static concept: is necessary. chill wind brushed the treetops, ( then /than) the sun rose. by Jennie Ruby. One of the most basic facts about the English language is that sentences are made of nouns and verbs. The strongest sentences have people as nouns and their actions as verbs. The first step in writing badly is to get rid of the people as subjects and transform active verbs into abstract nouns. The action verbs are complete and start. Great!
Bloomsburg Students and Alumni Doing Great Things
APRIL 30, 2013
The ELC is focused on helping students and faculty members start businesses. Alumni Stacey Bennett, a Senior Instructional Technologist at Aetna describing how her team used ideas from last semester’s exercise to help a project they are building. Students have been bridging the gap between studying and the world-of-work and the results have been remarkable. Starting a Business.
Developer Diaries: Using a Drawing Tablet Instead of a Mouse
MARCH 3, 2016
have used ergonomic mice to help in the past, and they do help to an extent. Recently, when I needed to add two shadows for chairs to match the light for a background (the sun was coming through window), a tablet made it so much easier to draw the shadow. What do you do to help with ergonomics as you develop your eLearning? It’s ergonomic. To get a little personal.
Mobile Video Recording – TechSmith Tips
JULY 30, 2015
And also, try to avoid getting the sun, bright lights, or windows pointing directly into the shot. We hope this was helpful and gave you some insight on ways that you can shoot your next mobile video. Hi everyone, my name is Mike and I am the video marketing specialist here at TechSmith Corporation. Lighting. Shot Composition. Audio. Lighting. So if you can, avoid dark areas. Camera+.
Selfie number 7
Learning with e's
AUGUST 26, 2015
She was one of the founders of the Reform Symposium, a very popular 72 hour, follow the sun online event with facilitators on 3 separate continents. She has an insatiable appetite for helping others to learn, and pours all of her considerable energy into supporting and developing teachers. Previous selfie posts can also be viewed on this blog. Above all, she is an innovator.
4 Writing Tips for Better Learning Content
AUGUST 14, 2014
Keeping your writing succinct and purposeful helps your audience focus on the most critical information, shows respect for their time and energy, and increases the odds of the really important bits actually sticking. A SME hands you their source material for a critical training project. Well, neither will your audience. So now what? Speak to the individual. Use the “we-we” test. BEFORE: Too.
A Message to All Millennials: Not Another Article About Millennials
APRIL 28, 2016
Find a company that not only aligns with your passions but can contribute to helping you achieve an ultimate goal. You’d be surprised by how much you can learn from others, and how supportive your current team will be in helping you achieve that. Before you begin I’d like you to clear your mind of these thoughts and just listen. Now in my experiences, I’ve found that this can be true.
What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization
MAY 19, 2014
Facebook 5 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 10 Pinterest 1 Jan 11th and 13th saw me sunning it up (figuratively speaking) in the stimulating setting of The Hindu Lit for Life festival in Chennai. Individual attention, immediate help and support from trainer and participants including practice of the subject and solving problems right here and now. Is there scope for co-existence?
More Than 30 Drag and Drop Examples
JULY 5, 2016
It helps to look at what others are doing to get ideas and inspiration for your own work. Sun Safety Tips. This elearning 101 series and the free e-books will help. Sometimes looking at what others have done also gives us confidence that we can do something similar. Drag and Drop Examples. Keyboard Accessible : try the regular way and then try using the keyboard. Memory Game.
The Mobile Learning Ecosystem I – 10 Important Questions
SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
3.What resources does it consume? – Any ecosystem depends on the sum of resources available (in essence energy); in nature it is the sun that drives most of the system by providing infinite energy coupled with naturally occurring resources such as nitrogen and carbon. Would a learning network help a company become dominant in innovation and business? value for the learning ecosystem).
3rd Party Integrations with Lectora
JULY 7, 2014
We wanted to do better than that, and with some help from Trivantis we achieved what no other authoring tool in the world can do. During the day he manages a customer simulation platform BranchTrack.com (do check it out!), but when the sun sets he dons a mask and a cape and helps Lectora newbies on forums around the world. Create an external HTML object. Set it to correct size.
Utilizing The Graphical Element In e-Learning Development: 5 Options To Choose From
JUNE 12, 2016
Not only does it help anticipate the learner appreciation, it also helps to steer clear what the learner might NOT like or understand. For quick response time and timely action of an employee, the image of the rising sun was shown. Images and graphics have always been a part of learning and e-learning is also no exception. And working around them is possible.
Nine years old
Learning with e's
APRIL 30, 2016
The fields were golden and the sun was shining. Another, more capable child was assigned to help him. Several summers ago, I found myself driving past my old primary school. pulled off the road, and parked my car on a grassy verge. stepped out and gazed around. Only a few white, wispy clouds drifted overhead, and a faint breeze ruffled my hair. gazed over at my old primary school.
3 Brain science insights about adult learning
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
A long long time ago people believed that the Sun orbits the Earth. By creating micro learning modules and minimizing distractions, instructional designers help employees to better focus during their learning process. 3. Some time ago people believed that light can only happen during day time. Geography and astronomy proved the people from long long time ago to be wrong. Less is more.
How to be a learning mythbuster
JANUARY 7, 2015
What can help us debunk this? It might help convince people who need to see that many experts argue against learning styles. It’s also helpful to dip into research compilations in our spare moments. Expose myths to the sun. “Wait, we can’t design the training that way, because Zeus will rain down fire as punishment!” They’re not real.
The Cultural Revolution
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
It must help the organization become more practical, engaged, and possess and exhibit a collaborative operating system, espousing a higher purpose that aims to serve all stakeholders. Karie Willyerd, former CLO of Sun Microsystems and now chief evangelist of SAP SuccessFactors, said, “Learning leaders need to step up and take responsibility for building the capabilities of the future.”
JANUARY 15, 2014
It seems to be that time of the year when every platform provider under the Sun is emailing me to tell me about my 2013 statistics. If you’d like to discuss how I can help you enhance your and your teams slide-based presentations, please get in touch. How many views my slides have had. How long people watched my videos for. How many bowel movements I’ve made.